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BJP hits out at Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for hugging Pakistan army chief, demands suspension
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BJP hits out at Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for hugging Pakistan army chief, demands suspension

BJP has hit out against Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu for hugging Pakistan Army chief Qamar Javew Bajwa and has demanded his suspension from the party

Pakistan General Election 2018: 'Stolen' polls, 'dubious' results will have 'bad impact' on country's politics, says Nawaz Sharif
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Pakistan General Election 2018: 'Stolen' polls, 'dubious' results will have 'bad impact' on country's politics, says Nawaz Sharif

In his first reaction over the general election results, Pakistan's jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has alleged that the polls had been "stolen" and warned that the "tainted and dubious” results would cast a "bad impact" on the country's politics.

Pakistan Election Results 2018: Not all hail Imran Khan's fortunes in polls; skeptics in India call poll rigging a 'disgrace'
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Pakistan Election Results 2018: Not all hail Imran Khan's fortunes in polls; skeptics in India call poll rigging a 'disgrace'

International media and the Indian political circuit have been keeping a close eye on the Pakistan general elections 2018 and its outcome. Thus, as Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf PTI chief Imran Khan looks all-set to become the country's next prime minister, reactions have starting coming in from all quarters.

Pakistan election results delayed due to 'transmission failure' a day after goof-ups, power outages hampered voting
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Pakistan election results delayed due to 'transmission failure' a day after goof-ups, power outages hampered voting

Despite Election Commission of Pakistan's orders to ensure a regulated power supply across the country, voting was delayed at several booths.

Pakistan General Elections 2018: Twitter reacts to Imran Khan's win; '...my sons’ father is Pakistan’s next PM', tweets Jemima
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Pakistan General Elections 2018: Twitter reacts to Imran Khan's win; '...my sons’ father is Pakistan’s next PM', tweets Jemima

As Imran Khan's Pakistan-Tehreek-e-Insaaf party is inching closer to the majority mark in the Pakistan general elections 2018, reactions have started coning in from national and international quarters.

Pakistan General Election 2018: Rise of Imran Khan, fall of Nawaz Sharif's PML-N and rigging charges grab international headlines
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Pakistan General Election 2018: Rise of Imran Khan, fall of Nawaz Sharif's PML-N and rigging charges grab international headlines

Millions of voters turned up to vote in the Pakistan General Election on 25 July, despite the threat of violence, protests and fears of military interference.

Pakistan polls: 370,000 troops deployed for General Election; largest deployment on polling day in nation's history
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Pakistan polls: 370,000 troops deployed for General Election; largest deployment on polling day in nation's history

In the run up to the election, the country was hit by a series of terror attacks on candidates and campaign rallies, including one that killed 151 people in Balochistan province on 13 July.

Pakistan General Election 2018: Experts warn against conflict and fear due to military's increased authority at polling stations
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Pakistan General Election 2018: Experts warn against conflict and fear due to military's increased authority at polling stations

Fears have mounted over wide-ranging powers granted to military units overseeing Pakistan's polling stations when the country votes on Wednesday, with opposition parties and analysts warning that the move could erode trust in the tense contest.

Nawaz Sharif suffering from high blood pressure, other heart issues, denied permission to consult personal doctor: PML-N
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Nawaz Sharif suffering from high blood pressure, other heart issues, denied permission to consult personal doctor: PML-N

Pakistan's jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is suffering from high blood pressure but has been refused permission to see his personal doctor, his party said on Monday.

Pakistan's Election Commission limits powers of military personnel at voting stations during upcoming polls
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Pakistan's Election Commission limits powers of military personnel at voting stations during upcoming polls

Facing criticism, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Sunday restricted the magisterial powers of military personnel set to be deployed at the polling stations during the 25 July general elections

Pakistan General Election 2018: US concerned over participation of LeT-affiliated individuals in polls
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Pakistan General Election 2018: US concerned over participation of LeT-affiliated individuals in polls

The US State Department has expressed its concern to Islamabad about allowing LeT-affiliated candidates to contest in the Pakistan General Election

Pakistan General Elections: Independent candidate commits suicide; polls in two constituencies postponed
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Pakistan General Elections: Independent candidate commits suicide; polls in two constituencies postponed

An independent candidate contesting in Pakistan's 25 July polls to Parliament and the provincial assembly from the Punjab province has reportedly committed suicide over a dispute with his sons, a media report said on Saturday.

Pakistan General Elections 2018: Four days before polls, political parties intensify campaigns amid accusations of foul play
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Pakistan General Elections 2018: Four days before polls, political parties intensify campaigns amid accusations of foul play

With only four days left for the general elections in Pakistan, all mainstream political parties in the country intensified their acrimonious campaign against each other, with some expressing reservations over the impartiality of the polls.

Punjab Police arrest 198 PML-N workers for holding rally to welcome Nawaz Sharif
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Punjab Police arrest 198 PML-N workers for holding rally to welcome Nawaz Sharif

At least 198 PML-N workers had cases filed against them in Sialkot and Daska on Tuesday, for taking out a rally to welcome convicted former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Sharif when they returned from London on 13 July.

Pakistan Elections 2018: Suicide bombers could be used to target politicians, warns counter-terror body
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Pakistan Elections 2018: Suicide bombers could be used to target politicians, warns counter-terror body

Pakistan's top counter-terrorism body has warned that there were serious security threats to political leaders of all major parties and suicide bombers could be used to target them, a media report said on Sunday.

Pakistan General Election 2018: Four killed, 14 injured as bomb blast rips through MMA rally in North Waziristan
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Pakistan General Election 2018: Four killed, 14 injured as bomb blast rips through MMA rally in North Waziristan

Former federal minister and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) central leader Akram Durrani received minor injuries in the blast in Bannu district bordering north Waziristan tribal district in Pakistan

India takes action against corrupt but in Pakistan such people fight elections, says PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif
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India takes action against corrupt but in Pakistan such people fight elections, says PML-N chief Shehbaz Sharif

Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's brother Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday said that while in India action is taken against the corrupt leaders, in Pakistan people involved in scams worth billions contest elections

'I didn't choose this life,' says Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, claims Imran Khan's divisive politics disastrous for Pakistan
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'I didn't choose this life,' says Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, claims Imran Khan's divisive politics disastrous for Pakistan

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is campaigning himself for the first time, traversing the sprawling plains of his native Sindh province to try to revive the fortunes of his struggling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) ahead of a 25 July general election

Pakistan General Election goes 'down the drain' as Karachi politician lies in a puddle of sewage to ask for votes
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Pakistan General Election goes 'down the drain' as Karachi politician lies in a puddle of sewage to ask for votes

To highlight the unhygienic sewage system in his locality, a candidate from Karachi decided to ask for votes by sitting in a puddle of sewage water.

Election Commission of Pakistan seeks army deployment to boost security during polls in July
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Election Commission of Pakistan seeks army deployment to boost security during polls in July

In an unprecedented move, Pakistan will deploy thousands of soldiers both inside and outside the polling station to boost security during the general elections on 25 July.